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Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business Client do not display special characters correctly

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It can be happen that Teams or Skype for Business do not display the "Umlaute", special charades correctly (e.g. ö, ä, ü é,°) and so on.

This is Teams and Skype for business required UTF-8 decoding, which is the SIP Standard in any IM invite. If your encounter this problem, change your windows back to the UTF-8 encoding mechanism.

Follow the steps below to set up non-unicode language in windows 10
1. In search tab type "Region" and press enter.
2. In new window select "Administrative"
3. then click on "change system locale"
4. Select the language.


OR and try Outlook too. Else its recommended to repair or even reinstall Office.


Teams Admin Center in Office 365

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The new Microsoft Teams Admin Center has arrived.



You can access as an Office 365 Admin the new Teams Admin Center:
https://admin.teams.microsoft.com/dashboard

Best for us is, that we 1st can slowly prepare for the shift from SfB to Teams. Therefore, it is not possible managing policies easily within this new Admin Portal. This portal is under constant development and will further grow over the comming month.

NOTE:When the migration of these settings is complete, we’ll disable them in the Office 365 Admin center and the Skype for Business Admin center.
Admin Center Features:Microsoft Teams messaging policy: Create policy for user-level management of the Microsoft Teams client experience for Messaging scenarios.Microsoft Teams interop policy: Configure the interoperability experience between Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams.Microsoft Teams guest messaging settings: Control the messaging capabilities for guest accounts in Microsoft Teams. Federation settings: Manage the federation betw…

Microsoft Teams MSI Installer

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You can now install and distribute the Windows Teams Client via an MSI package.

Simply download the installer and run it.

Download 32bit
Download 64bit

There are prerequisites:
1. 3.32GB of disk space for each user profile (recommended)
2. Windows 7 or later.
3. NET framework 4.5 or later



Deployment Procedure (Recommendations)
1. Retrieve the latest package
2. Use the defaults prepopulated by the MSI
3. Deploy to machines when possible

For lager deployments, it is recommended using SCCM, Group Policies or Intunes.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/msi-deployment


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